Blessed Peter of Imola – Saint of the Day – October 5

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Blessed Peter of Imola Biography

Blessed Peter of Imola Profile. Born: 1330 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Germany. Died: 5 October 1399 in Germany. Feast Day is celebrated on October 5.

The Memorial of Blessed Peter of Imola – Saint of the Day

Blessed Peter of Imola Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 1330 AD
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Germany
Date of Death 5 October 1399
Place of Death Germany
Feast Day October 5
Beatification Beatified by 15 May 1899 by Pope Leo XIII
Canonization Canonized by precongrigation
Patron Saint of N/A

Blessed Peter of Imola Biography

Peter of Imola Studied at the University of Bologna, Italy. Dominican priest. Held assorted offices in various Dominican friaries around Italy including prior of the house in Rome, and lector in Florence and Siena.

Spiritual director of, the close advisor to, and extensive correspondent with Saint Catherine of Siena. Supported the call for Crusade against the Turks. Added his voice to the plea for Pope Gregory XI to return to Rome from Avignon, France. Worked with plague victims in Siena, and caught the disease himself.

Supported Pope Urban VI against the antipope Clement VII in 1378. Master-general of the Dominicans in 1380. Restored discipline to the Order, and reformed it to the point that he is considered a second rounder. Wrote biographies of Saint Catherine of Siena and Saint Agnes of Montepulciano.


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